Given his hit-making track record writing for Jake Owen, Eli Young Band, Love and Theft, Lady Antebellum and more, it's no surprise that every song on Eric Paslay's debut sounds like a potential single. The songwriting shines, but it's backed up by Paslay's prime-time vocals. A couple of tracks are familiar: Paslay's spirited take on Lady A's "Friday Night" works as well for one singer as it does for three, and his rendition of "Less Than Whole," which he co-wrote with (and for) Big Kenny Alphin, is just as moving as the original.

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